Regions / Africa
With a U.S.-trained military officer now running Burkina Faso, will Washington press for a democratic transition or legitimize a military coup?
Burkina Faso, known as the “land of upright men” (pace women), forced long-time president Blaise Compaoré to resign.
Refugees come from as far away as East Africa to try their luck at crossing the Rio Grande.
Nigeria and Senegal have declared victory on Ebola even as healthcare workers in Texas contract it.
While the Ebola virus is spreading globally, its impact will mostly felt in the world’s poorer regions, especially Africa and the Asian subcontinent.
Three-quarters of Ebola victims are women, with caretakers especially at risk.
America's frenzied, xenophobic response to its first confirmed Ebola case calls back the moral panic of the AIDS epidemic.
A thousand poles are blooming as new international blocs like the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and the BRICS Development Bank emerge to challenge Western economic and military hegemony.
Few would oppose a robust U.S. response to Ebola, but the Obama administration's deployment of 3,000 troops to Liberia comes amid a broader U.S.-led militarization in West Africa.
It's not just about oil: To support the world's burgeoning billions in a warming climate, the human race needs to drastically rethink its approach to agriculture.